BAHRAIN MERIDA Team at Milano-Sanremo
“First of all, you have to keep quiet – says sports director Alberto Volpi – the ” Sanremo” is a race that seems very easy but usually becomes a real puzzle. Calm helps to interpret it better. ”
“Our team is competitive – he adds – and Sonny Colbelli showed at the Paris-Nice to be in a good shape. Behind him, there are other riders who can get a good result as Niccolò Bonifazio, Grega Bole and Enrico Gasparotto. In short, we are not going only to look.”
Saturday, March 18 there will be the “Super Classic” or as it is also called “The Spring Classic.” Nearly 300 kilometers from Milan to Sanremo, on the Riviera di Ponente in Northwest Italy. It’s one of the oldest races in world cycling, this will be the 108esima edition, and the winner earns the right to stay in the small group of the great champions of this amazing sport.
The route is completely flat until the Passo del Turchino and then descend towards Genoa. From here, the route strikers west, passing through Varazze, Savona, Albenga, Imperia and San Lorenzo al Mare where, after the classic sequence of the “bosses” (Capo Mele, Capo Cervo and Capo Berta), the peloton negotiates the last two climbs (Cipressa and Poggio di Sanremo) few kilometers before the finish line.
Merida Bahrain Team’s at Milano – Sanremo consists of: Manuele Boaro, Niccolò Bonifazio, Grega Bole, Sonny Colbrelli, Enrico Gasparotto, Franco Pellizotti, Borut Bozic and Giovanni Visconti.